- Judge: Chris Brown following probation rules
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Thursday - 10/23/2014 - 07:32 PM
A judge says Chris Brown has been doing well and following his probation rules since his last hearing in August.
- Roz Chast wins $50,000 literary prize
Phoenix Arizona Republic, Thursday - 10/23/2014 - 07:10 PM
Roz Chast is having a busy awards season.
- Steinbeck heirs fight over control of movie rights
Phoenix Arizona Republic, Thursday - 10/23/2014 - 05:05 PM
John Steinbeck's heirs say a literary agency is wrongly cutting them out of negotiations over possible movie deals for the late Nobel Prize-winning author's books.
- Sting and his 'The Last Ship' star go home
Associated Press, Thursday - 10/23/2014 - 08:45 AM
The actors in Sting's musical "The Last Ship" have plenty of pressure these days. The show is making its Broadway debut. There are last-minute changes. And Sting is pacing in the darkness.
- Renee Zellweger: 'People don't know me in my 40s'
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Wednesday - 10/22/2014 - 03:02 PM
Renee Zellweger says she looks different because she's "living a different, happy, more fulfilling life."
- China's Yan Lianke receives Franz Kafka prize
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Wednesday - 10/22/2014 - 12:43 PM
Yan Lianke, a Chinese author who has seen some of his novels banned in his homeland, has received the prestigious Franz Kafka Prize in the Czech Republic.
- Toys R Us pulls 'Breaking Bad' dolls
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Wednesday - 10/22/2014 - 08:47 AM
Toys R Us is pulling its collectible dolls based on the characters of AMC's hit series "Breaking Bad" after taking heat from a Florida mom who launched a petition campaign last week.
- Actress Daniele Watts charged with lewd conduct
Daily Oklahoman, Tuesday - 10/21/2014 - 05:12 PM
Actress Daniele Watts, who suggested she was detained by police because of racial profiling after she was found in a parked car with her boyfriend, was charged Tuesday with lewd conduct. Watts, 28, and her boyfriend Brian Lucas, 43, were each charged with a single misdemeanor count that carries a potential sentence of six months in jail and a $1,000 fine, said Frank Mateljan, spokesman for the city attorney's office. An email sent to Watts' agent, Justin Baxter, and another email sent to Lucas, a chef, through his website were not immediately returned. Both remained free pending their Nov.
- Victoria Clark joins the cast of musical 'Gigi'
Associated Press, Tuesday - 10/21/2014 - 05:06 PM
Tony Award-winner Victoria Clark has joined the Broadway-bound musical "Gigi" playing a role she lately has been really enjoying - a mentor.
- Police contacted actress before she was found dead
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Tuesday - 10/21/2014 - 04:33 PM
Suburban Seattle police say they contacted actress Misty Upham, known for her roles in "August: Osage County," ''Frozen River" and "Django Unchained," several times before…
- Google's streaming music service adds mood to mix
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Tuesday - 10/21/2014 - 12:48 PM
Google's music-subscription service will try to anticipate its listeners' mood swings as it amplifies its competition with Pandora, Spotify and other popular services that…
- Diddy, Nas set for Alicia Keys' Black Ball
Associated Press, Tuesday - 10/21/2014 - 12:00 PM
Diddy will host Alicia Keys' annual charity event that raises awareness about HIV and AIDS.